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176 Upper Buitenkant Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 465 2727
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10:30 - 23:00
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Hours:
Tue 18:30 - 23:00
Wed - Sun 10:30 - 23:00
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Showing 93: English reviews
Lewes, United Kingdom
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186 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here twice on our recent visit to Cape Town. Our main reason for going - that it was the closest restaurant to our hotel, but were delighted to find that the meals were very good indeed, as was the wine. Lovely views of the mountains even from inside. Would highly recommend.

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Thank Liz H
Cape Town, South Africa
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last night we had a lovely evening at Marika's. The food is extremely tasty and big portions. Well priced to the portion sizes. Good location with lovely views on the mountains around you. Our waitress was not friendly, but she warmed up. would have been a better experience if she smiled more!

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Thank LauraMay22
Cape Town, South Africa
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We went to Marika's tonight and had the prawn special and the calamari. As we couldn't decide between the grilled and the fried calamari, our waitress, Meeka, suggested we do half half. They were both great but next time we will do grilled. The prawns were hot and tasty. Atmosphere was excellent. Meeka was friendly and gave us great service.... More 

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Thank Kirsty S
Wilderness, South Africa
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

We always go to Marika's when in Cape Town .... a few times! Fantastic home cooked Greek goodness. Oven baked lamb to die for. The crispest roast potatoes. All this and excellent service from lovely young waitresses. And tonight we thought we were in Mozambique. AmAzing grilled calamari with lemon butter sauce and crisp beautiful salad. Followed by gorgeous puddings.... More 

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Thank Lynne797
Cape Town
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a fantastic lunch at Marike's this past Sunday. The food was delicious and the service excellent. There is a great choice of dishes. We ordered a selection to share. There are good table mountain and devil's peak views too. Pity that the wine list is limited and corkage is high, but overall this is a GREAT spot!

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Thank Pikkewynct
australia
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153 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We went with a local friend and had a lovely night of food and laughs. The menu provided generous sized portions of taste dishes.

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Thank ms62
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

The food was excellent, the wine was great and the waiter was super friendly. Nice small restaurant with a chilled atmosphere.

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Thank Alida F
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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109 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

A great place to enjoy authentic greek food in a relaxed atmosphere in the City Bowl area. The service is great too.

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Thank Allison F
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Bewn going for 10 years ao that in itself tells you enough about this gem. We were recommended this place by a few people and it didn't disappoint. Lovely family place, the type you can visit often. Excellent service, out waitress was just lovely and the owner came round 3 times to check if we were happy. So friendly and... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Marikas is a very small, unassuming little restaurant, above a convenience store in upper buitenkant street. I found this restaurant through using the entertainer, my second visit. My husband had the lamb baked in lemon and herbs, it was most divine. My daughter had the calamari with Kritharaki(pasta rice with tomato), was delicious, but a bit pricey for calamari, R146.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
18:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 23:00
Thursday
10:30 - 23:00
Friday
10:30 - 23:00
Saturday
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 176 Upper Buitenkant Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 465 2727

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?